Next steps in extortion case - ideas?

Miles Fidelman mfidelman at
Sat Jul 5 14:31:56 UTC 2014

Markus wrote:
> Am 30.06.2014 18:35, schrieb Charles N Wyble:
>> Sue him for slander?
>> Contact the US DOJ and request extortion charges be filed? I mean if 
>> someone was committing a crime against me, I'd certainly be in 
>> contact with law enforcement to have charges filed and a warrant out 
>> for arrest.
> Thanks, all.
> I'll get some consulting from an US lawyer next. Can anyone recommend 
> a skilled, reliable lawyer offlist who "understands" the Internet 
> respectively is tech-savvy? :)  Concept of IP addressing, domains, how 
> Google works, web archive, VoIP etc.
> In the Maryland / Virginia / Washington area.

I expect that a call to the EFF offices could direct you to someone.  Or 
the FBI's cybercrime unit in your area.

Miles Fidelman

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In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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